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How to Access PC Hard Disk Drive on Android

If you want to access your PC files on your Android handset, then you can do it in a minute.

Here are the main benefits of accessing the PC hard disk on Android:

  • You can play movies and songs (stored on your PC) on Android without transferring files.
  • You can transfer files between PC and Android.

In this post, we will see the simple way which you can use on both the rooted and non-rooted Android devices. Let’s get started.

Access PC Hard Disk on Android

Requirements

If you have the above requirements, then you are good to go.

Steps

  • Select the computer hard disk which you want to access from Android (In this instance: E drive).
  • Right click on the E drive and select “Properties”.
  • Go to “Sharing” tab and click on “Advanced Sharing” button.
  • Enable “Share this folder” option.
  • Advanced Sharing
  • By default, it will only provide the “Read” permission. If you want full control, then click on “Permissions” button and select all the options under “Allow”.
  • E Drive Permissions
  • Press “OK” to apply the changes.

Now the E drive is ready to be accessed from Android.

  • Go to the ES File Explorer.
  • Click on “LAN” option (under Network section).
  • Click on “Scan” button. It will list your PC name.
  • ES File Explorer Lan option
  • Tap on your PC name and provide your PC login credentials.
  • Now you can see all the drives on your PC.
  • Click on E drive and access the files and folders as per your wish.

Only the E drive will be accessible and you can’t access other drives. If you want to access other drives, then enable the sharing on the drives that you want to access.

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